Portfolio of compositions and thesis 1995-2000

Fowler, Tommy (2000) Portfolio of compositions and thesis 1995-2000. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

he first chapter outlines the background to the composer's compositional technique. It provides a basis for discussing the definition of folk and traditional music and highlights two differing uses, by other composers, of the folk music idiom within the art music context. The next chapter deals with some particular aspects of composition related to the portfolio works. Techniques such as the use of simultaneous tempi and the application of change ringing systems are discussed. The third chapter focuses on each of the three portfolio works and the final chapter deals with the new areas of composition that have been suggested to the composer by the work on this portfolio. It should be stressed that the second and third chapters should be read in conjunction with the relevant scores.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Colleges/Schools: College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Music
Funder's Name: UNSPECIFIED
Supervisor's Name: Hair, Prof. Graham
Date of Award: 2000
Depositing User: Ms Mary Anne Meyering
Unique ID: glathesis:2000-5412
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2014 13:07
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2014 13:13
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/5412

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